Re: Fires in So. Cal.
Lake Arrowhead, the San Bernardino Mountain areas, are being ravaged by the
fires. Dry trees and brush, not much snow or cold weather yet up there, and
areas that haven't burned much in the past few years, are just going up like
matches. I think they said over 150 homes gone already.
San Diego, maybe 500 or more homes gone. Fires still burning. Now, heading
into south SD City areas, from the border locations, in the dry areas. Into
Temecula possibly, that would be very bad too, reaching into the south Riverside
County area now too.
The folks in the stadium in San Diego are handling themselves just great.
Very civil and relaxed, considering the stress they are all under. No major
problems at all, except maybe too many donated items, and not enough people to
distribute everything properly.
The firefighters are doing all they can. They have excellent plans in place for
such situations, but, this is just way too much ground to cover, and too many people
to move around. They will always put saving people ahead of saving a house.
I think today will be another bad day, the wind is picking up in OC right now. It's
warmer than yesterday too, at 8:45 a.m. than it was yesterday at this time.